Taste 2016 Scholarship Fundraiser – Success!

The results are in and this year’s Taste of MCAR was a huge success!  Thanks to your contributions and participation, we raised $28,000.  These dollars will go directly to college-bound high school seniors throughout Monterey County.

Check out the event photo gallery!

A big thank you to our Major Event Sponsor, Mike Boerlin with Blue Adobe Mortgage. We would also like to thank our Platinum Sponsors: Coldwell Banker Del Monte Real Estate and Keller Williams Coastal Estates. We had four Gold Sponsors this year: MLSListings, Inc., Land Home Financial Services, David Lyng & Associates and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Your financial investment will pay huge dividends in the lives of our youth.

See the full list of event sponsors.

We also want to recognize the following individuals who donated raffle prizes and/or gave of their time to ensure a successful outcome.

Mary Aguilar, Ben Beesley, Jeff Davi, Jane Durant-Jones, George Fusco, Deanna Garcia, Renee Garner, Denise Garner, Arleen Hardenstein, Susan Lubin-Brownlie, Jan Pratt, Daniel Rodriguez, Jim Scheidt, Doug Toby, Jackie Woods and Steve Woods.

TASTE 2016 MONETARY DONATIONS ~ THANK YOU!

  • $200 Christine Riise, Blue Adobe Mortgage
  • $200 Mary Aguilar, Teles Properties
  • $100 Jan Pratt, Sotheby’s International Realty
  • $2500 Rebecca Wolf Arnold, Carmel Realty Company
  • $25 Susan Lubin-Brownlie
  • $100 Arleen Hardenstein, Sotheby’s International Realty

TASTE 2016 RAFFLE PRIZE DONATIONS ~ THANK YOU!

  • RoadMaster Quarry Ridge Bike donated by Ben Beesley, Keller Williams Coastal Estates
  • $50 Gift Certificate to Bay Bikes donated by Ben Beesley, Keller Williams Coastal Estates
  • Eco-Lamp from Eco Carmel donated by George Fusco, Coldwell Banker Del Monte Realty
  • 55″ LG Smart TV donated by Jim Scheidt, Old Republic Home Protection
  • Bluetooth Speaker, donated by Danny Rodriguez, Blackhorse Real Estate
  • Weston Galleries “France” Book, donated by George Fusco, Coldwell Banker Del Monte Realty
  • Murder Mystery Dinner for (8) people, donated by Jackie Woods, Teles Properties
  • $100 Gift Certificate towards Sign Post Install & Removals from Rapid Real Estate Sign Services
  • $100 Gift Certificate towards Yard Maintenance from Gabriel’s Landscape Maintenance
  • Wine Gift Basket from Joe Villarreal, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
  • Two Deluxe Entrances into the Refuge with Robe Rental donated by John Lewis, Lewis Builders
  • $100 Gift Certificate to Sur Restaurant donated by John Lewis, Lewis Builders
  • Dog & Cat pet package donated by MCAR President 2016 Renee Garner, Century 21 Showcase
  • Private Tour & Tasting for (8) people at Pietra Santa Winery, secured by Denise Garner
  • $40 Gift Certificate to Dona Esthers Restaurant, secured by Denise Garner

OTHER RAFFLE ITEMS

  • Kindle Fire10 + $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • Large Teddy Bear + Popcorn Machine
  • XBOX + $50 Game Stop Gift Card
  • Tailgate Package
  • And more!

Thank you to our Generous Sponsors!

Thank you to our sponsors for their support and partnership with Taste 2016.

VIP EVENT SPONSOR:

Blue Adobe, Taste of 2016 Sponsor

Blue Adobe Mortgage

PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Coldwell Banker Del Monte Realty
Keller Williams Coastal Estates

GOLD SPONSORS:
MLSListings, Inc.
Land Home Financial Services
David Lyng & Associates
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

SILVER SPONSORS:
Shankle Real Estate
Carmel Realty Company
Kal Financial
Women’s Council of REALTORS®
Coldwell Banker Gay Dales
Monterey Coast Realty
Sotheby’s International Realty
Monterey Bay Virtual Tours
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Shea Homes
Steinbeck Real Estate, Inc.
Chris Barrera, REALTOR®
Monterey Peninsula Home Team
StressFree TC

PHOTOGRAPHY SPONSOR:
Monterey Bay Virtual Tours